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>> live from the kgo tv broadcast center this, is abc7 news. >> in the news this sunday morning, november 11th, hundreds of veterans will march down market street in san francisco today for the annual veteran's day paw ray. we will have a live report. we are following developing news in indianapolis, indiana where a huge explosion has leveled two homes, killing at least one person. good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. let's start with the quick first look at the weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. another chilly start with a trost advisory in our north bay valleys once again. not to say other areas won't see trost but this morning starting out with temperatures in the 30s even at our coast f you are heading outside, grab an extra coast or another layer, a heavier coat, because temperatures will be dropping into the upper 20s in some of these spots. hopefully your plants and pets have been protected.
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we should see the frost request temperatures until 8:00. and through the 30s and 40s by the afternoon. we a little warmer, 50s to about 60 and then they will drop again. also a return to the showers by midweek. i'll have that for you a bit later. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. today is veteran's day. a day that honor those that served and sacrificed for our country. one of the biggest bay area observances will be a parade in san francisco. we are joined live from the route where the streets are going to be blocked off later this morning, right? >> that's right, carolyn. we are at second and market. second will fully close beginning at 9:00 this morning from market to folson. that's about a half-mile down the block so they can stage for the pa raid. hundreds of veterans are expected to be marching in this year's parade. it's the 93rd veteran's day ma
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raid in san francisco. this is video from previous years. the veteran's day parade honors all soldiers from all wars. this year they will pay somebody attention to the vets of the iraq and afghanistan wars, about 50 of whom are expected to participate. there will be a group of homeless veterans marching, as well as dignitaries including mayor edwards lee. if you want to see it in person it starts here at second and market. it begins at 9:00 a.m. it will wrap up about 3:00 p.m. this afternoon. streets will systemally reopen as the parade passes through those blocks. but we are telling you that muni lines are expected to be affected by the parade as well. maybe plan ahead today as you head out around the city. live in san francisco, abc7 news. thank you. this morning at 10:00 the coast a guard cutter uss burke holes
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is due to hundred. they spent 150 days on patrol in the arctic. they played a key role in flat security exercises called operation arctic shield. there are many veteran's day' vents all over the bay area. here are just a few. at 9:00 milpitas will announce the recipient of hi first veteran of the year award. and 10:30 the golden date national cemetery has a ceremony called when the troops come marching home. most local events are taking place at 11:00. alameda county holds a flag ceremony with local veterans speeches at the community center. concord salute take place at the vietnam's veterans memorial in new hope park. danville veteran's day program is at the arts center. walnut creek has performances of patriotic songs at the center for the arts to the civic center drive. and 1:00 petaluma puts on the
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largest vet's day parade north of the golden gate. more than 25,000 are expected to attend the event that began when three vietnam war buddies marched on veteran's day back in 1967. >> a scary moment for passengers on a flight out of oakland international when the southwest flight arrived at the denver airport yesterday evening. the plane slid off the taxi way. ground was frozen, covered in a light snow. these are images from the images from passengers. no one was injured. everyone on the flight had to be taken to the terminal by bus. one of them told us what happened after the plane landed. the pilot apparently tried to turn and when he did that, the plane just kep skidding forward. and right before he ran off the runway he jets the jets hard to reverse to slow the plane down but at that point there was nothing he could do to stop it from going off.
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>> that passenger, brad harris, also told us he has nothing but praise for the southwest crew the way they handled that incident. this morning we are getting a clear picture of how much a new waterfront arena in san francisco could cost the golan state warriors. a deal which could mean millions for the city. the proposed is 17,000 seat arena would be built on piera 30 to 32 along the embarcadero near the bay bridge. we have the details. >> the war worse could be playing basketball in san francisco by the 2017 nba season n this proposed state of the art $1 billion arena. but right now the site is just an aging parking lot where pier 30 use the to be. it is at the base of the bay at the base of the bay bridge. this needs to be something better when it will be when the warriors build their arena. >> in a report they say the
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project is feasible with the warriors paying all the up front costs like fixing the costs of the crumbling piers underneath. but san francisco could get $54 billion in tax dollars after construction and collect $19 billion in tax every year. >> it seems like a really good deal for the city of san francisco. and it a good deal for the warriors? >> it is a great deal for the warriors. >> neighbors say it's not a good deal for them. >> the last thing we need is a giant cement wall. i like the warriors but the warriors are from oakland. let's keep in in oakland. >> he said it would ruin his amazing view and bring are in traffic and noise. especially when giants and warriors games overlap. >> i'm concerned about all the traffic. it's really hard to enjoy the world series and things like that when you are just worried about all the people in the neighborhood. >> some like the plan as long as people leave their cars at home. >> yeah, there's going to be a lot more traffic. but, i don't know, i feel like
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public transportation is good around here. they are building more trains to come down so hopefully people will figure it out that they probably shouldn't drive. >> the a i arena project would be privately funded. what happens next? the board of supervisors meets next week to decide whether or not to move forward with an environmental study on the project. the warriors will pick up the tabs on that. in san francisco, cornell bernard, abc7 news. >> the oakland raiders defensive line coach will take time off after his 4-year-old son died. terrell williams' son tyson became ill this month. they aren't commenting on what the illness was. he just celebrated his fourth birthday days ago. williams will be allowed to take off as much time as he needs. the search for san jose murder suspect came to an abrupt end yesterday when the man was found dead in his car. body of 50-year-old troy nosenzo was found off highway 129.
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please believe he died from an overdose of sleeping pills. he was suspected ever killing his 54 year old wife, patricia, whose body was found inside their home this weekend. san francisco is doing battle to bring new business to the city but now phoenix is jumping in trying to lure california k we take a look at what's happening. on election night governor jerry brown celebrated the passage of proposition 30. 54% of voters decided to raise income taxes on the stat's top earners and agreed to a hike in sales taxes. >> we think the recent tax package that was passed that really targets what we call high performers or producers from an economic perspective is going to really start to dislodge the serial ceo management and places in places like silicon valley. >> in a bid to turn it into opportunity. the greater phoenix council
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launched a new ram this week aimed at luring california companies away. >> we think it will happen. north carolina, texas, south carolina will be in the target talking to california businesses. we want to present a greater opportunity for phoenix. >> the phoenix group hopes to fly in 50ceos. they are interested in luring leaders of companies with 200 employees or more to intro them to arizona's lower tax structure. >> we would encourage them to go because once they go to a place like that they will say this isn't, you know, this isn't certainly what i and my key people want to be. >> jim heads up the bay area council. he said companies here are always being courted by other cities and states. and he says some california companies like yelp have recently expanded into places like scottsdale, but he's not worried about companies relocating. >> most of the businesses who are here and who are the most successful here, they aren't
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succeeding because of the cost structure is the lowest. they are succeeding because they have the ability to in straight the best here. >> and he says the bay area has a great combination of strong universities, of very well-educated workforce, lots of venture capital investment and, of course, a very good quality of life. and they all combine to help retain innovators here n san francisco, abc7 news. coming up next, an explosion roxanne indianapolis neighborhood, leveling two homes and setting others on fire. and the sex scandal shakeup at the cia. new details revealed about [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light, buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half!
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people are de. the magnitude 6.8 quake hit the former country of burma just after 7:00 30 sunday their time. a death happened when a bridge under construction collapsed. >> developing news, an indianapolis neighborhood is in ruins this morning as authorities try to determine what caused the deadly explosion that leveled two homes last night. one body has been recovered after firefighters put out a raging fire following that explosion. the blast forced about 200 people to evacuate. two people suffered mine are in injuries. investigators say all power, gas and other utilities to the home that exploded had been shut off. they are hoping to learn more this morning as they examine the site bidet light. the massive explosion shattered windows and damaged dozens of surrounding homes. president obama's re-election victory just got a bit bigger. florida now in the president's column by a nose. state officials say the
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president took 50% of the vote compared to 49% from mitt romney. the results mean the president took eight out of nine swing states, losing only north carolina. the final electoral college results now read president obama 332, romney 206. coming up at 8:00 abc's " this" "examines the election. what president obama did right and what the republicans need to do and what both have to do to avoid falling off the so-called fiscal cliff. that's coming up on abc7. we are learning more this morning about the scandal involving david petraeus. his sudden resignation at head of the cia is still sending shockwaves through washington. petreas said he accepts all the
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blame. after nearly four decades in international affairs, it was an extramarital affairs that brought david petraeus' distinguished career to a jolting end. in a statement to employees he acknowledged the liaison, expressing his extremely poor judgment. it's unacceptable, he said, both as a husband and as a leader of an organization such as hours. >> if they found out about an extramarital affair they could use itos blackmail against you. >> he has been married to his wife holley against you for 32 years. they have two children. they met when he was a west point cadet and she stood by him as he raced on the fast track up the ranks to four-star general. last year he resigned his commission and was sworn in as cia director. this is the other woman. paula broad well. a 40-year-old wife and mother of two. she's his official buyographer. >> to get to know him he wanted to run with you? >> i thought i was going to test him but he will test me.
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>> seen here on the daily show with job stewart, she is a west point graduate who traveled often with petreas to research her book "all in." >> did you ever feel like he dropped his guard but. >> no, no dirty secrets. >> and there were inappropriate e-mails associated with petreas. the e-mails were traced back to paula broadwell. president obama praised his patriotism and said his thoughts and prayers are with dave and holley. that may be small comfort to a public man suddenly forced into private life and private reckoning. abc news, new york. and good morning america will have more on the affair at 7:00 this morning. a dinner in san francisco last knit raised money for lung cancer research, and there was definitely some abc7 flavor. abc7 news anchor cheryl jennings was the mc of the event at the
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fairmont hotel. apen december participated in a silent automatic, eight great food and danced the night away. the proceeds from the auction will go to the bonnie lung cancer foundation. our weather, quite terrific news to skiers and others who just enjoy the snow. the lake tahoe area has received over two feet of snow since thursday. the cold weather is also allowing resorts to crank up the snow making machines just in time for the holiday weekend and for thanksgiving. it's going to continue that way, ms. argen? >> it's definitely chilly out there. i don't know if you heard, we have a frost advisory in the north bay valleys. still a very cold start not only in the north bay but also in the east bay where numbers ever dropping below freezing and we will talk about a little bitty warmup today. the rain will come back. ail tell you about it next. >> all right. the little bitty, does it really matter? we will find out.
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welcome back. it's 5:20 on this veteran's day. we honor the men and women who served our nation well. this is a live look from the golden gate bridge. in petaluma the celebration is around 1:00 today and if you are coming to the one in san francisco this morning around 11:00, it's going to be in the low 50s. lots of veteran's day events as there should be. it's very fitting. and they are all over the bay area. no rain, at least, right? >> no. it will be nice and bright out there. starting out really cold but you noted about 60 later on in the north bay and getting close to
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that in san francisco. that will bring us up just a little warmer. still far from where we should be this time of year. a live look outside from vollmer peak this morning. once again, pretty frosty out there. we have the muni centennial streetcar festival later on today downtown, and also the 49ers taking on the rams. so conditions today will be sort of like yesterday, although we are going to get into a slightly warmer air mass. here's a look at our live doppler 7 hd. and the crowds, well, the temperature dewpoint spreads close in napa and also novato and santa rosa. you may look and find a little fog out there. otherwise we are clear and it's a cold start. colder than yesterday 37 degrees half moon bay. look at that, 32, freezing, santa rosa with 36 in napa. more 30s across the delta. this morning you are waking up to colder numbers from redwood city to half moon bay.
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6 degrees colder livermore. napa, you will continue to drop throughout the morning lawyers. we will look for once again not only the frost present in our north bay valleys, but yesterday we had it in the east bay. once again, temperatures settle into those valleys with very you will notice this it's another cold start out there. numbers come up two to three degrees today. showers look like they will stay offshore for most of the week. but then it looks like by next weekend, pretty far out, i know, we could see a significant storm. we will walk you through it. first things first. here's a look at our satellite and radar composite. high pressure sits offshore so we will see some sunshine and a other clouds from from time to e today. the main activity stays well to the north as we remain dry. here's a look at the next couple of days. you notice today we've got that front to the north. but by tomorrow a front tries to sneak down a little further
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south, not going to make it. that's on tuesday. look what happens by wednesday and thursday? still we've got that ridge protects us, and it looks even right on through thursday. the showers stay offshore. we could see a few of them head our way late thursday. but then a more significant system wants to set up by next weekend. so that could mean some snow and a more seasonable conditions around here as we get closer to thanksgiving. 61 in fremont today. notice a few more 60s around the bay with upper 50s downtown. 61 livermore with half moon bay coming in at a cool 55 degrees. 62 in watsonville. 60 for salinas. here's the abc news whenever seven-day forecast. the numbers in the low 60s today arounded bay and our inland east bay, mid-50s at the coast for the parade starting out cool and them by 3:00 we should hit the lower 60 mark. tomorrow a little bit milder. that will take us through tuesday. increasing clouds on wednesday. it looks like the rain showers i
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think are going to stay offshore. i'm going to fine tune that forecast, but all in all it looks like a pretty cool week. maybe some bigger rain by next weekend. >> so the tiny change you were talking about is on like wednesday or thursday? >> it's a two to three degree warmup today is the change from yesterday. >> i'm really going to be able to feel that one. all right. thank you, lisa. let's check out sports. we can feel that, too. this morning the raiders are in baltimore while the 49ers host the st. louis rams at candlestick park. kick off 1:25. yesterday stanford had a big win over oregon state, setting up a pack 12 showdown next week at oregon. here's mike shumann with the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning. we kick off with a little college football. kevin hogan began started his first day for the cardinals on senior day and with will little help from his friends they knock off oregon state. must win for them to keep their
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rose bowl hopes alive. under pressure, flipped to stefan taylor who finds his way into the end zone. rushed for 1,000 yards in three consecutive seasons. off the turnovers hogan to zach. he was 24 of 2, 259 yards. huge win for stanford upsetting 11th ranked oregon state. 27-23 your final. cardinals now 8-2 with oregon up next. >> cal hosting number three oregon, down 24-10. the four yard touchdown run. finished with 134 yards. 24-17, ducks. but marcus threw six td passes, three to josh huff. he was 27 of 34, 377 yards. cal demolished 59-17. or again now 9-0. looking forward to next week's showdown against stanford. coach mike mcentire hassan hose state bowl eligible already. hadding to that resume yesterday in new mexico. first quarter, mind the hole.
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63 yards later, touchdown. he finished with 96 yards, 10-0, spartans. second quarter, spartty up. the spin move. 24-0. sails through for 224 yards and 3t ds. in the first half, san jose state now 8-2 on the season. 47-7, your final. top rank the team in the last, 58 bam ma upset by texas a&m. fourth quarter, johnny manzel, johnny football they call him. he makes a great grab and texas a&m upsets the top team in the nation. 29-24 that final. warriors beat down the lakers friday night. check out this. makes latup. tied at 92. under a minute to go in overtime. stephen curry stops, pops. warriors up two. after klay thompson missed two free throws to seal the deal.
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and they tie it at 94. with the foul to give. then in double o. t., gallinari, again. the three. led the nuggets to 21. they lose second. 49ers hosting the rams and raidners baltimore. we will have all those highlights at five. i'm mike shumann. have a great day. >> coming up next on this veteran's day. a new investigation reveals the endless weight bay area vets must endure just to get the help they are due. and 'tis the season of giving is starting right now. what one group did and how
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>> some of wait to go see if the department of disability affairs will grant their claims. they find many veterans will be unfairly denied benefits because of errors made by the v. a. hair lawyer here's abc7 news anchor dan ashley with more in this morning's assignment 7 report. >> i knew it. i knew i was going to get my claim approved. i knew it. >> in 2008 the department of veterans affairs denied jose roundtree's disability claim for post traumatic stress disorder. >> what do you have to do, get shot? there is more than one with a i to get wounded. i was mentally wounded. >> he was on a navy destroyer that engaged in battle offer the coast of beirut but the va couldn't find any evidence that he was in combat. >> i just did a quick google search on military history sites and i was able to verify that his ship that he was on was
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actually in combat. >> jamie foxx was a claims processor at the va's oakland office. >> i brought it to the attention of the supervisor because i was new and i didn't know what to do. >> fox never saw roundtree's file again. five months later she was forced out. her termination letter said she was let go because she did not send roundtree a letter denying his claim. >> i was this shock. i was confused. >> fox filed a wrongful termination suit against the va. the agency declined several requests to discuss her case on camera. but in a deposition the former director of the va's oakland office did talk and shed light on how the agency is run. lin flint said it didn't matter if the agent is' decision in roundtree's case was right or wrong. >> they aren't interested in quality, they are interested in production and getting the decisions done regardless of whether they are right or wrong. >> attorney gordon has successfully sued the va on behalf of veterans.
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doesn't represent roundtree or fox but he's not surprised but what happened to them. >> the system is simply broke and we can do a lot better for our veterans. >> the va said their error rate is 14% but the center for reporting analyzed a subset and found an error rate of 38%. then there's this. the board of veterans appeals said the agency made mistakes in 73% of cases. he said errors are often the result of a well-known practice at the va of. >> there's a practice known as top sheeting. a famous term in the va. and that is basically you take a look at the file, you take a look at the top few pages on the file and you write a decision. >> in a statement the va said it's retolling procedures and employing paperless data it systems. their goal is to reduce their error rate to 2% by 2015. >> i want to see dramatic changes taking place now. >> this congress southeast said errors are contributing to the
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va's hajj backlog of disability claims. >> there's no benefit in pushing a determination out that's wrong because in the end it will be appeal and it will make the record look even wars. >> appeals represent 38 percent of their 819,000 pending disability claims. by the time jose filed his first claim, he spent 17 years in the navy and more than a decade on the streets addicted to drugs. >> i lost it. i had a major break down. >> while he was waiting for the va to process his claim, his family struggled financially. the same day he received his denial letter he got a job offer from the va's healthcare division. no he works as a cook at the medical center in sacramento. jamie foxx now works for the same division of the va that hired roundtree, assisting veterans in santa rosa. her lawsuit is still pending. this spring she mound roundtree on facebook. >> i was so nervous calling, i
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didn't know how he would spoken. >> he heard what happened to his claim and he heard about her job. >> i fell her pain and anger and everything about her because she and i connected. >> it's not just for me but eats for every other vet that's out there that is suffering. its for every other vet that's coming back home that they are going to see a difference, okay? i want these vets coming back from overseas and get fair, better treatment. >> dan said jose roundtree has been waiting for five months to hear if the va will approve his new claim. on average veterans who submit claims to the oakland office will wait a year for a decision. >> veterans who are amputees, amputees athletes and pair olympians all showed up yesterday in san francisco for an event just for them. it was a clinic that featured hands on training, classroom
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instruction and the latest in prosthetic gear. one of the organizers told us these clinics give amputees hope and a way to feel more integrated in society. the physical reaction is people's physiological well-being is improved definitely. but from a psychological perspective, it opens such doors to people that they never thought was possible follow the trauma of an amputation. >> participants had a chance to scale a wall and get in a bit of swimming. about 100 athletes showed up for that event. the season of giving is already in full swing throughout the bay area. a. c7 news reporter toms ramon has a look at one early texas dinner. >> this day of thanksgiving started off with a prayer, then hundreds of people began to feast on food provided by the hilltop church of christ in richmond. the food whose doled out by dozens of members of the congregation and volunteers.
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he said this is the third year he attended the event. he's homeless and welcomed the free meal. >> i lived in my truck for three years in richmond. they feed me. >> the church puts on what they call every day is a thanksgiving egrown the past eight years. last year so many people throughout richmond came to eat that this year they rented a tent to accommodate what they knew would be a huge crowd. >> last year we had 3,000 totally, actual dining as well as our everyday market. >> it is notice only the meal kicked by church members that serve, people are also given a member to get clothes and groceries, which includes a free turkey and ham for their own thanksgiving meal. two mika has three children and are here to gather food for their holiday meal. >> i'm a full-time student and single parent so it's kind of tough. >> people trullly have a need. people have lost their homes, people have lost the clothe on their back and they are just looking for a way to be able to leave day day-by-day.
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>> most of what has been given out is don't natured or sold to the church at hole sale prices. the church used $20,000 in donations and a lot of volunteer to provide all this food, clothing and groceries. ♪ happy birthday to you ♪ happy birthday >> as an added treat, they celebrated your honor kneel gardner's 100th birthday. >> nathan is also the fundraiser for the church. he said tomorrow fundraising begins for next year's dinner. in richmond. abc1 news. what a wonderful thing that church is doing. you know abc7 news is committed to working with bay area food banks to feed hungry people in our communities. we have information on how you can help, including the most needed donations at under see it en to tv. a few new faces with join the annual macy's thanksgiving day parade.
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they include hello kitty, papa smurf and an author. they will join old time favorites, kermit the frog and spiderman this year. the paw loons are in new jersey waiting for their big debut. crews took them on the test run yesterday. they want to make sure they work properly on thanksgiving day. coming up next, taxpayers help fun a pan to ease congestion on highway 101 but the project has not exactly been on track. we will have an update on the north bay's first commuter train. and take a live look from our emery available cam. lisa argen says partly cloudy in emeryville today. about 60 degrees. she will have your forecast in just a few minutes.
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>> welcome back to the abc sunday morning news. it's 5:41. thank you for joining us on this veteran's day. this is a beautiful live look from our sutro cam. all over the bay area today it's going to be cool but sunny. about in the 60s. lisa argen will be along with a full accuweather forecast for all the veteran's day events taking place. we have a progress report right now on the smart train. that's the north bay measure from four years ago. old train tracks have been pulled out and new tracks are being laid for the north bay's first commuter train. abc7 news transportation reporter heather ishimaru explains. >> the aptly named tamper machine lifts, levels and straightens new rails and stamps down the lose rocks underneath. it's a painfully slow process
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when you consider it has to cover 38 miles of new tracks between santa rosa and san rafael, what will be phase one of the new sonoma-marin area transit or smart train. >> this was measure q. it passed in 2008. we pass it had with nearly 70% yes vote by i think by any elect central standard is a tsunami. >> maybe so but it's not been without controversy, especially after the recession slashed revenue estimates. to compensate it was cut into two phases. old rails and ties, some dating to the 1940s, had to be pull up from what was once the northwestern pacific line that first operated here in the 1880. >> what can be reused, we will do that and whatever not they are taking the metal off to recycle and grind the ties up and burn them for power
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generation plants will actually burn them. it's getting 100% reused. >> ten miles of new rails have been laid down so far with another shipment of 1500, 1600-foot segments arriving from colorado in a few days. the old wooden ties have been replaced with concrete ties which are quieter and last longer. >> along with new tracks and ties, there also has to be new ballasts. that's the lose rock that gets mounted underneath the track. >> the hope is that the train will be a reliable alternative to the often congested highway 101. the train will travel up up to 79 miles an hour but. though it's not the entire system approved pure years ago, they insist it will be effective. >> it captures about 70, 10% of the whole ridership in the whole project before we phase it. and we anticipate building the rest of the project as the sales tax revenues increase and we get additional funding.
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>> the first trains arrive a year from now to beginning testing with the system opening for business in 2016. abc7 news. lisa argen is here now to give us a preview of the accuweather forecast. my newt changes? >> -- minute changes. >> i think you will like them because they are coming up in terms of temperatures day-to-day. we are looking at more seasonal weather as the days move ahead. it's frosty out there. frost advisory until 8:00, north bay valleys and the rain is in the forecast too. we will talk about it come up. >> also ahead one of the communities near the new facebook headquarters has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the company. but officials don't even know what to do with it. and the best movie arts and entertainment reporter don sanchez says he's seen all year. with will have his weeks on the ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper
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welcome back. it's 5:47 on this sunday, november 11th. thanks for waking up and sharing some of your morning with us. this is a live look from our roof cam showing you the ferry building. it is blue this morning in honor of national diabetes month, which is in november. new this morning, one of the wealthiest bay area communities has received quite a windfall after facebook moved its headquarters to menlo park. the peninsula city of atherton has received $350,000 from the social media giant. to quiet concerns about increased traffic. today san francisco chronicle reports the payment was made by facebook to appease concerns in neighboring communities. atherton leaders are still deciding how to spend that money. thousands of nonnative critters are being plucked out of san francisco's mountain lake park. part of an effort to bring back the lake's natural ecology.
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mountain lake is part of the park service. it's manages to to keep preserves the way nature made them. the four acre upon is one of the few natural bodies of water in the city. over the years people have been dumping invasive fish, turtles and other creatures in the lake from home aquariums. now crews are using nets to cap out some of the innovators, including at least 500 young carp, a large mouth bass, and that's just so far. lisa area yen is here now and you would never do such a thing? >> no. but the cold air has definitely invaded the bay area. in fact, the east bay had some frost as well yesterday. but this morning once again the frost advisory until 8:00 for the north bay mountains k valley. temperatures will ten to drop throughout the next hour or two and then we will slowly begin to see a recovery. but, you know, throughout the days ahead we will be warming up.
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in fact, the middle of the week looks to be quite mild. live, doppler 7 hd this morning. we are potentially looking at a little bit of fog from napa to santa rosa. otherwise we are clear and that's why we are dropping off so much. with the calm winds, temperatures are well into the lower 30s with 32 santa rosa right now. yesterday you bottomed out into the lower 30s. 33 in fairfield. 36 for napa and elsewhere. look at those 30s from livermore to half moon bay and los gatos. we have cooler numbers. we were in the 50s yesterday. san francisco and oakland throughout much of the morning. that was due more of a wind mixing in the atmosphere. with less mixing that colder, denser air does descend into the lower-lying areas and that's how we get the chill. yeah, temperatures as much as 9 degrees cooler on our coast. so definitely a colder start this morning but we will have a warmer finish by about 2 to
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4 degrees. that will keep us, of course, still below average. but i think tomorrow morning we won't have this frost advisory, but still this morning and, in fact, until 8:00 and that will allow for the numbers to really stay quite brisk out there. so if you are headed out early, know the routine and an extra layer. we will look for conditions to improve about a pretty nice afternoon today. a little warmer. we will take the numbers up into the lower 60s. by the middle of the week perhaps a few 70-degree readings. looks like most of the shower activity is going to stay offshore throughout, say, thursday. looks like more rain will be forming by the end of the work week, favoring the north bay first and then spreading south throughout the bay. we are looking at once again high pressure protecting us ask that will bring some sunshine, a few clouds mixed in from time to time. but overall a pretty nice afternoon if you have been getting used to the cooler weather. the showers stay to the north and this is another system that
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wants to sag a little bit further south tomorrow. so it looks like the extreme north bay may see more clouds on your monday into late monday into tuesday. but today we remain cool. there's that system. then by, say, wednesday look what happens. the models forecast the systems to still stay offshore. they are slow to develop. this takes us right on through thursday night. in fact, it looks like the forecast models favoring the north bay it will the weekend. we could stay dry for the majority of the week. 61 in oakland today with 61 in premont. numbers a little milder for the game today. in san francisco looking at a cool afternoon as they take on the rams. 58 degrees. 56 in san mateo, the veteran's day parade. it will be cool with numbers near 50 early on and wrapping up in the upper 50s. 60 in salinas. many parades going on around the
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bay today. so it looks pretty good for that. in fact, much of the work week notice the numbers come up right after the middle of the week, upper 60s to near 70s. and we increase the clouds thursday and friday and the best rain chances look like next weekend. >> all right. you mentioned that the ski resorts are already trying to crank it up? >> certainly. they have the cold air and maybe by next weekend another decent storm. >> thank you, lisa. did you know it was the end of an era for twilight fans? "breaking dawn part 2" opens this week. some fans are going all out to say good-bye. more than 2,000 are camping out in los angeles hoping to be among the first to see the movie and the movie stars. >> this is a time of my life, i've never been more happier than emtoday. >> the premiere is going to be held tomorrow at the nokia theater. the movie opens nationwide on
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friday. steven spielberg's new fill "lincoln" is in select theaters this weekend and opens nationwide next week. based on a book, it centers on lincoln's fight to end slavery. abc7 news, arts and entertainment reporter don sanchez calls it ethic. here's his on the isle review. >> the fate of human dignity in our hands. blood spill this moment. now, now, now! >> abraham lincoln, the civil war and his effort to pass a constitutional amendment that abolishes slavery. bless run deep. this film pulls no punches. lincoln tries to gain support for the bill and end the war. >> i don't think an opened for this piece you cannot have. >> how many hundreds have died? >> congress must never declare equal those who god declared unequal. leave the constitution alone.
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>> it puts today's gridlock to shame. alongside stephen spielberg's masterful selection, there is daniel day lewis pour trying lincoln as a simple, not a terribly sophisticated man with homespun humor. >> it's the self-est truth, things equal to the same thinning are equal to each other. >> a bit after loner. there are some surprising things. when he rides around in an open carriage. sally fields is troubled as the troubled mary todd lincoln. >> this very well may be the best picture of the year. you can lineup your critics choice awards and our oscars. it begins with the battlefield sequence like saving private ryan but then the battleground becomes the floors of congress and the weapons are words, and an amazing performance by daniel
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lewis. feel he is lincoln. and nominations for sally field and tommy lee jones. it is a spielberg spectacular and i have to give len con a full bucket. i'm don sanchez, abc7 news and we will see you on the isle. >> a full bucket with a few kernels spilling over thereof. coming up next, it's a sport of sorts. the thrills, and flash down of the red bull competition in san ♪
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coming up next at six, we will tell you about some of the veteran's day events today. also, freezing temperatures in parts of the bay area. abc7 meteorologist lisa argen will have your veteran's day forecast. and a close call for passengers on a flight from oakland to denver. why their plane did not land according to plan.
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